If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.
House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are several house concerts being held in and around the Garner area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.
Several churches and non-profit community groups around Garner host occasional coffeehouses that feature traditional folk musicians and other acoustic artists as a way of bringing the community together.
In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries in and around the Garner area. Restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.
Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Garner, NC
|Big Porch House Concerts (Durham)|
|Forty Acres Concerts (Chapel Hill)|
|The Wake Forest Listening Room at Sugar Magnolia Cafe (Wake Forest)|
|The Pinhook (Durham)|
|Bynum Front Porch (Pittsboro)|
|Joyful Jewel (Pittsboro)|
|Community Church Concerts (Chapel Hill)|
|Unity Center of Peace (Chapel Hill)|
|Lorraine's Coffee House and Music (Garner)|
|Berkeley Cafe (Raleigh)|
|Flying Saucer (Raleigh)|
|Java Jive (Cary)|
|Wake Forest Coffee Company (Wake Forest)|
|The Blue Note Grill (Durham)|
|The Cave Tavern (Chapel Hill)|
|The Honeysuckle Tea House (Chapel Hill)|
|Fullsteam Brewery (Durham)|
|Steel String Brewery (Carrboro)|
|Goat Island Bottle Shop (Rocky Mount)|
|The Garner Performing Arts Center (Garner)|
|PineCone Down Home Concerts (Raleigh)|
|Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh)|
|Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park (Raleigh)|
|The Clayton Center (Clayton)|
|The Cary Theater (Cary)|
|Sertoma Amphitheatre (Cary)|
|Carolina Theatre (Durham)|
|Cameo Art House Theatre (Fayetteville)|
|The Pour House (Raleigh)|
|Deep South Bar (Raleigh)|
|Motorco Music Hall (Durham)|
|Local 506 (Chapel Hill)|
|Cat's Cradle (Carrboro)|
|2nd Wind (Carrboro)|
|Haw River Ballroom (Saxapahaw)|